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CRIMINAL LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY324 CRIMINAL LAW 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the basic knowledge of the theory of crime and sanctions within the framework of legislation, jurisprudence and doctrinal views and the principles and importance of criminal law.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the basic principles of criminal law, the sources of criminal law, the application of the rules of criminal law in terms of place, time and person, legality of criminal law, the material element, the moral element and illegality, faultiness, security measures, the reasons that terminate the relationship between the case and the penalty and the provisions of these matters in Turkish criminal law.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

List basic concepts of crime and sanction theory.
Explain application areas of Turkish laws on Criminal Law.
Discover universal criminal law principles and reflections of these on Turkish Criminal Law.
Interpret basic norms of Turkish criminal law in the light of sample cases.
Apply general criminal theory and rules of Turkish criminal law on concrete cases.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Criminal Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Basic Principles of Criminal Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Sources of Criminal Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules of Criminal Law (Time / Place / People) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules In terms of Time – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules In terms of People – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Application of The Rules In terms of Place – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Legality of Criminal Law and The Material Element– Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Moral Element - Illegality in Criminal Law – Turkish Criminal Law Case Studies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Faultiness ve Factors Effecting Faultiness Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Penalty in Criminal Law and Private Types of Penalty Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Security Measures Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Reasons That Terminate the Relationship Between the Case And The Penalty Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Turkish Penal Code
Sen E. (2009), Uluslararasi Ceza Mahkemesi, Seckin Publications, Ankara
Ozgenc, I. (2018). Turk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hukumler, Seckin Publications, Ankara, 14th Edition
Singer, R. (2018), Examples and Explanations: Criminal Law, 7th Edition, USA: Wolters Kluwer

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 2 2
Preparation for the Final Exam 6 5 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 5 25
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 40 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0